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News2017-01-28T14:24:23+00:00

Excitement is Building Everyday at the Historic Butler Building!

The Butler Building offers unique venue options for community events, family reunions, spectacular weddings, corporate events... the list goes on and on. Below are highlighted events in the Aitkin community as well as featured events at the Butler Building. Stop by to visit our local businesses and see what is happening at the Butler Building!
08-262017

Calling Volunteers for Aitkin’s Annual Harvest Moon Brew Fest, Sept. 9

Next month, the historic Butler Building in Aitkin will return with its Fourth Annual Harvest Moon Brew Fest on Sept. 9, and the call is out for additional interested volunteers to join what has become a heavily popular beer festival for the community and the State of Minnesota. In fact,

07-282017

Aitkin’s 4th Annual Harvest Moon Brew Fest Returns Featuring 60+ Beer Selections

Having arguably become one of Minnesota’s most popular events, the Harvest Moon Brew Fest, now in its fourth year, returns to Downtown Aitkin, Saturday, September 9, with 60+ beer brands. Rain-or-shine, this year’s Harvest Moon Brew Fest, hosted by Glacial Lakes Brewers, will take place in the parking lot of

07-242017

ABC 5 Meteorologist Dave Dahl Announced as Guest Celebrity at Rotary Trap Shoot

Celebrating 40 years as KSTP-TV ABC 5’s meteorologist, Dave Dahl will be joining the Rotary Club of North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale as its celebrity host for its 17th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot, which is scheduled to be held at the Wild Wings of Oneka in Hugo, Minnesota, on September 8

07-182017

Mississippi Fireflies to Perform as Part of Aitkin’s Farmers Market Entertainment Series, August 26

The historic Aitkin Butler Building will host two special performances from some of Minnesota’s most popular local bands – The YoYo Mamas and the Papa, and the Mississippi Fireflies – as part of its Farmers’ Market entertainment series. The Mississippi Fireflies, coming off of a well-received performance at this month’s

07-182017

The YoYo Mamas and the Papa to Perform as Part of Aitkin’s Farmers Market Entertainment Series, August 19

The historic Aitkin Butler Building will host two special performances from some of Minnesota’s most popular local bands – The YoYo Mamas and the Papa, and the Mississippi Fireflies – as part of its Farmers’ Market entertainment series. The YoYo Mamas and the Papa, an all cello musical group hailing

06-152017

Acclaimed Lakes Area Music Festival 2017 Prelude Series Returns to Aitkin’s Historic Opera House, July 15th

As part of its acclaimed series of live classical performances leading up to its 2017 Season, the Lakes Area Music Festival will once again return for its third consecutive year to the historic Aitkin Opera House at the Butler Building (301 Minnesota Avenue North) on July 15 at 7 p.m.

02-202017

Aitkin’s Habitat for Humanity Toolin’ Tour – Ride for Habitat, May 21, 2017

Aitkin Habitat for Humanity will host its first annual “Toolin’ Tour,” a six-hour motorcycle ride through Aitkin County this May, it has been announced today. The inaugural motorcycle tour is a fundraiser for the Aitkin Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, with proceeds going to help in constructing a new home

02-62017

Save the Dates: Aitkin Farmers’ Market and Harvest Moon Brew Fest Return Once Again This Year

Get your pen or pencil out! The Aitkin Farmers’ Market and the Harvest Moon Brew Fest, both of which have grown to become some of the region’s most popular events, will return again this year. First, the 2017 Aitkin Farmers’ Market is scheduled to return Memorial Weekend on Saturday, May

02-62017

Calling All Farmers for 2017 Aitkin Farmers’ Market at Historic Butler Building

The Aitkin Farmers’ Market will return for its fourth year, in the parking lot of the historic Butler Building (301 Minnesota Avenue North) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday from Memorial Weekend until Labor Day Weekend. Organizers of the annual weekend event are putting out the call to

11-32016

Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota Announces Intimate Christmas Concert at Historic Aitkin Opera House, December 10

Following on the heels of a lineup of popular musical performances at the historic Aitkin Opera House, the Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota will be presenting a special holiday concert on Saturday, December 10th – “Sing We Now of Christmas” – it has been announced today. The concert, which starts